Excessive Heat and Your Home

Excessive Heat and Your Home

High temperatures combined with humidity can be extremely hazardous, leading to life threatening illness. Air conditioning is the number one protective factor against heat related illness and death. Ensure your home is ready to provide the necessary cool, protective environment you will need during extreme heat situations (e.g., heat waves).

Use this checklist to make plans for your home before, during, and after an extreme heat situation.

Excessive Heat and Your Home [PDF]

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Heat (Heat Wave)
Document on extreme heat emergencies, how to prepare before they occur, and treat heat-related illnesses.
National Disaster Education Coalition